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NOVEMBER 2014 A monthly publication of the Beaver Dam Senior Center Volume 17 Issue 11 TABLE OF CONTENTS 4 6 21 3 6 3 10 22 10 3 11 3 4 Old Fashioned Thanksgiving 5 Natl Sr. Ctr. Month 8 New Member Orientation 11 Ostomy Clinic Support 4 Packer Parties 9 Programs Activities 14 Quilting Class 9 Saturday Night Polka 7 Senior Bowling League 16 Senior TravelDay Trips 22 Senior TravelExtended 23 Steering Comm. Elections 20 Steering Comm. Minutes 20 Tree Trimming 10 Veterans Day 4 Volunteers 24 We

CITY OF BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES 114 E Third St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Phone 920 8874639 Fax 920 8871902 Hours MondayFriday, 730 am430 pm Email Web Site www.cityofbeaverdam.combdcas DEPARTMENT STAFF Evonne Boettge Traci Gmeinder Patti Maleck Julie Piltz George Behling Parks Department Administrator Office Administrator Customer Service Clerk Custodian Building Maintenance GENERAL INFORMATION Participation City residents age 50 over become participants

FROM THE ADMINISTRATORS DESK Over the river and through the woods anyone going to Grandmas house Its time for the end of daylight savings time, fall elections, the WPRA Conference Trade Show, Veterans Day, Clean Your Refrigerator Day, Sadie Hawkins Day, Button Day, Eat a Cranberry Day, and of course, dont forget Have a Party with Your Bear Day November 16 and then finish up with Thanksgiving Before you know it youll be party central and ready for any visitors who take that drive hopefully wi

VETERANS DAY TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11 The Story of Veterans Day History DVD. This moving THE HISTORY CHANNEL documentary explores the holiday from its initial founding as Armistice Day, after World War I, through contemporary parades and commemorations. With archival footage and photographs of soldiers past and present, THE STORY OF VETERANS DAY reveals the experiences of American soldiers from throughout U.S. history. The Center will have showings throughout the day 800 am, 1100 am, 1230 pm, 345

WOODSHOP FOR WOMEN NOVEMBER 5DECEMBER 11 Heres your chance to claim the woodshop as your own Manager Terry Appenfeldt will be working with the ladies on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 100 to 300 pm no class week of Thanksgiving. Participants will work on projects, learn how to use basic woodworking tools and more. Safety training will be provided. Please register by Monday, November 3. 10.00 nonresident participation fee applies NOVEMBER 2 3 4 7 8 9 10 13 14 26 29 30 Ron Pearson Heather

BUDDY BINGO Would you like to become one of the Bingo Buddy Crew Volunteers will be matched up with kids from Kids Care and assist them in learning their numbers, work on paying attention and motor skills. If you are interested in helping, please let the front office know. Well meet once a month from 1030 to 1100 am. Upcoming dates are November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 15 and May 13. FALL BACK... Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, November 2. Dont forget to se

Join us for a fundraising event 5050 Raf fle DINING DANCING at the Silent Auction November 15 Bayside Supper Club W9231 Cty Trk G, Beaver Dam, WI Featuring the 5301030 pm Tickets 15.00 0 10 et k Tic ing w Dra Brought to you by City of Beaver Dam Community Activities Services Senior Center Available at the following Beaver Dam locations BDCAS, 114 E. Third St. Recheks Food Pride, 609 N. Spring St. Piggly Wiggly, 810 Park Ave. Thank you to our Sponsors Johns Bar 920 8874639 Shopping Cen

WII BOWLING TOURNAMENT Singles 1st 2nd 3rd Doubles 1st 2nd 3rd All Events 1st 2nd 3rd Ginny Hodgson 583 Shirley Mack 576 Carl Boyke 563 Carl Boyke 613 Kathy Woock 568 Shirley Rabbitt 551 Ginny Hodgson 523 Frank Schliesman 515 Marsha Horne 512 Carl Boyke 1176 Ginny Hodgson 1106 Shirley Mack 1097 Total 1181 1074 1027 NATL EMPLOY OLDER WORKERS WEEK CONGRATULATIONS EXPERIENCE WORKS COLORIST CONTEST WINNERS 1st Place25 2nd Place15 WEEKLY DOOR PRIZE DRAWING Beverly Nehmer 3rd Place10 Shirley Mack

NEW QUILTING CLASS JANUARY 6MARCH 31 Maria DeGroot is our new instructor for this great workshop on learning to quilt. Maria is a qualified instructor and is an independent contractor for Nancys Notions. Participants will enjoy her easy method of instruction and work on something simple from a variety of patterns. Students will need to bring a sewing machine and supplies. There will be a minimum of eight students needed to hold the class with a maximum of 9. The cost will be 130.00 for the 13 we

TREE TRIMMING DECORATING MONDAY, DECEMBER 1 Our holiday decorations are coming out. Volunteers are needed to help decorate the tree at 900 am. Its fun to get together and many hands make this a light chore. No need to sign up, just come on down. Enjoy a freshly baked cookie and coffee as we turn the Center into a holiday wonderland CHRISTMAS PARTY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16 500800 PM CHAPEL OF THE ARCHANGELS, 839 MADISON STREET LOWER LEVEL, ELEVATOR AT REAR ENTRANCE, ADDITIONAL PARKING BEHIND BUILDI

LISTENING SESSION WITH THE MAYOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20 Mayor Tom Kennedy will be at the Center on the 3rd Thursday of every month, 10001100 am, schedule permitting, to discuss ideas for the city, listen to your comments and concerns and try to address issues of importance to older adults. Youll have his total attention for an hourplease welcome him to the Center and bring your concerns and comments DODGE COUNTY SENIOR DINING MENU NOVEMBER 2014 Rose Newman, Site Manager Lunch is served MondayFri

NOVEMBER 2014 ACTIVITY CALENDAR Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 2 3 730 800 845 900 100 500 600 Coffee Conversation Cribbage Gentle Yoga Woodcarving Euchre Pom Dance Pepper 4 800 Pinochle 815 Arthritis Exercise 100 Bridge Sheepshead 530 Community Meal 5 800 Benefit Specialist Cribbage 830 Hooks Needles 900 Woodburning 100 Bingo Woodshop for Women 700 DJ Sheepshead 9 10 730 800 845 900 100 500 600 Coffee Conversation Cribbage Gentle Yoga Woodcarving Euchre Pom Dance Pepper 11 800

Thursday Friday 1 Saturday 6 800 815 930 100 Pinochle Arthritis Exercise Wii Bowling Pool League Sheepshead Woodshop for Women 500 Pom Dance 7 800 830 915 100 Cribbage Learn to Play Cards Movie ClubHeaven Is for Real Bowling at Tower Lanes Euchre Speed Scrabble WalMart Fall Cleanup 8 100 Public Sheepshead 13 800 815 930 100 Pinochle Arthritis Exercise Wii Bowling Pool League Sheepshead Woodshop for Women 500 Pom Dance 14 800 830 900 100 Cribbage Learn to Play Cards AARP Medicare

PROGRAMS ACTIVITIES ProgramActivity Active adults ages 50 over are welcome to attend. Cost 10 classes for 10 punch card Two cards for 1.00 Free Regular bowling rates apply Free Cost varies Free ProgramActivity Mens Cooking Class 330500 pm Thursdays once per month Movie Club Please check newsletter for days times. New Member Orientation 3rd Monday of Month 1000 am Open Pool Tables 730 am430 pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays Fridays Pepper Mondays 600800 pm 3rd Saturday of month 100300 pm Pino


Challengers William Abel, Jack White, Tom Fetterhoff, Carol Abel, Frank Schliesman, Bob Horne Carol Linde, Joe Quella, Mary Ann Leichtle, Larry Schuster Missing John Haima, Harvey Lewis Carol Fabisch Hot Shots Maybes Mavericks Mike Decker, Harold Meinders, Dave Nelson, Terry Decker, Vince Pena, Wayne Bagneski Missing Dan Nelson Shirley Mack, Kay Appenfeldt, Lois Schultz, Rod Binder Missing Bob Messer Paul Warmka Packer Backers Pin Busters Betty Bortz, Bud Kenning, Helen Kenning, Rip Cul

WORD PICTURES WORD PICTURES 1 2 Creative Forecasting, Inc. November 2014 Issue Answers on page 21 4 5 6 9 8 10 11 3 7 12

SPEED SCRABBLE NEWS by Shirley Rabbitt We get together from 100 to 300 pm on Friday afternoons. Anyone is welcome to join in the fun. There is no charge. MEET EAT CLUB NEWS by Marge Haider Our next eating event is scheduled for Friday, November 21. Well have a pot luck at the Center at 430 pm. Friday, December 19 at 1030 am We will plan our next eating event for Friday, January 23, 2015. If you would like to eat lunch at the Center after the meeting on December 19, please make a reservation wi

FISHING CLUB NEWS by Terry Zimmerlee The fish fry we had with the Meet Eat group at the Center in September was very successful. We had to cancel the Lake Michigan fishing trip due to the fact we only had 3 members sign up. Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 900 am at the Center. MOVIE CLUB NEWS by Kay Appenfeldt Come and join us at the Center to watch great FREE movies. Movies start at 915 am. Friday, November 7 Heaven Is for Real 2014 A smalltown father must find the co

STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES BEAVER DAM SR. CENTER September 26, 2014 Called to order by Kay Appenfeldt at 830 am. Kay thanked Sandy Heiar Evonne Boettge for doing a good job on the radio. Evonne thanked Sandy Heiar and Landmark at Charleston House for paying for the radio broadcast. Kay recognized Diane Fabini Kathy Woocks birthdays. Marilyn Reichel Patricia Knox from Experience Works were recognized. Roll Call Present Kay Appenfeldt, Kathy Woock, David Travis, Wayne Schmitz, Terry Zim

BEAVER DAM PEPPER CONTEST Congratulations to Ranee Welch for her winning Pepper grown to the size of 8 inches Renee was awarded a check for 100. According to her, there was another pepper in her garden that was bigger, but was devoured by her husband Tim before she could get it measured Be sure to pick up some plants next spring for the 2015 contest and get the best hints on how to grow them really, really, really big Our plant sale next year will be held midMay. WORD PICTURES 1. Gold standar

FOODSHARE WOULD YOU USE A 15 COUPON EACH MONTH FoodShare gives you monthly deposits to put toward food purchases, freeing up money for bills, medications and other necessities. You or someone you care about may be eligible. The FoodShare Helpline is a service of Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. Did you know... You can have a home, car and savings account. Most people receiving just Social Security, and even a small pension, qualify. Your receiving benefits doesnt take away from an

SENIOR TRAVEL CLUB EXTENDED TOURS FLAVORS OF THE SOUTHLOUISIANA APRIL 1118, 2015 Cost 1,339 ppdbl Registration deadline December 11, 2014 Enjoy this great opportunity to take in all the scenery as the driver winds his way through the countryside on this trip featuring New Orleans, Memphis and the Louisiana Creole New Orleans French Quarter Duck Commander Store Nature Trail An amazing 8day getaway featuring 2 nights in New Orleans, 2 nights in Lake Charles and 2 nights in Memphis. This tour comb

Proud Member Of BD Chamber, BRAW, CWAG, Discover Dodge County, Dodge County Historical Society, Downtown BD Inc., Horicon Marsh Bird Club, ICAA, NABS, NCOA, NISC, WASC, WI Natural Resources, WPRA and WVCA. Accredited by the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers

City of Beaver Dam E NW WE A Community Activities Services W C GOOD AS RE HO KI 2014 Senior Center Survey E A VEN AK E YO NG M U IN G R Win 50.00 TH E ETT B One lucky 50 Visa Card winner will be chosen at random from the completed surveys turned in by 430 pm on Monday, December 15. The prize will be awarded at the Christmas Party on December 16. Do you feel you have a voice in activities and services offered at the Senior Center Yes No If no, please feel free to share the reason why. Who

Do you have any suggestions to make the Center better If you do not come to the Center, is there something the Center could do to make you want to come Would you be interested in volunteering at the Center Yes No Are you interested in day trips Yes No If yes, how much would you expect to pay How many hours would you prefer a day trip to last hours 4 hours 6 hours 10 What day of the week is best for trips Monday Saturday Tuesday Sunday Wednesday Thursday Friday Are you interested

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